It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the data of the Robert Koch Institute.

It is clarified that due to COVID-19, a total of 253 people died in the country.

The largest number of infections in Germany was recorded in Bavaria (9481), North Rhine-Westphalia (9235) and Baden-Württemberg (8161).

Earlier, the head of the Robert Koch Institute of Virology Lothar Wheeler announced the stabilization of the situation with coronavirus infection in Germany.

On March 18, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called coronavirus the largest challenge for the country since the end of the war.